Fremantle

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC50520
People 8,211
Male 49%
Female 51%
Median age 41
Families 1,890
Average children per family
for families with children 1.6
for all households (a) 0.4
All private dwellings 4,563
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $1,548
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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People

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Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 4,018 49.0 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 4,190 51.0 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 127 1.5 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 8,211 people in Fremantle. Of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

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Age Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 338 4.1 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 267 3.3 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 259 3.2 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 332 4.0 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 487 5.9 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 768 9.4 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 821 10.0 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 616 7.5 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 565 6.9 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 593 7.2 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 584 7.1 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 571 7.0 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 555 6.8 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 501 6.1 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 314 3.8 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 266 3.2 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 182 2.2 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 190 2.3 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Fremantle was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 10.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Married 2,449 33.3 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 295 4.0 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 910 12.4 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 350 4.8 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 3,347 45.5 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Fremantle aged 15 years and over, 33.3% were married and 16.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,978 34.0 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,017 17.5 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,825 48.5 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Fremantle, of people aged 15 years and over, 34.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 67 2.7 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 236 9.6 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 44 1.8 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 42 1.7 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 149 6.1 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 82 3.3 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 78 3.2 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 144 5.9 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 597 24.3 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 59 2.4 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 956 39.0 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Fremantle 30.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 13.1% were in primary school, 12.6% in secondary school and 30.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 2,703 36.8 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 646 8.8 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 154 2.1 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 615 8.4 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 950 12.9 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 230 3.1 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 463 6.3 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 940 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 209 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 347 4.7 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 31 0.4 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,064 14.5 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Fremantle, 12.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 10.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.8% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
English 3,316 29.2 931,150 27.9 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 2,004 17.7 760,032 22.8 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 1,161 10.2 224,372 6.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 911 8.0 214,154 6.4 2,023,470 6.4
Italian 653 5.8 122,943 3.7 1,000,006 3.2

The most common ancestries in Fremantle were English 29.2%, Australian 17.7%, Irish 10.2%, Scottish 8.0% and Italian 5.8%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Fremantle (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 4,590 56.0 1,492,842 60.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 852 10.4 194,163 7.8 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 224 2.7 79,221 3.2 518,466 2.2
Italy 223 2.7 19,210 0.8 174,042 0.7
Ireland 101 1.2 18,036 0.7 74,888 0.3
Scotland 94 1.1 26,058 1.1 119,417 0.5

In Fremantle, 56.0% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 10.4%, New Zealand 2.7%, Italy 2.7%, Ireland 1.2% and Scotland 1.1%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 3,160 38.5 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 675 8.2 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 551 6.7 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,856 34.8 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Fremantle, 34.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 38.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 3,417 41.7 1,097,468 44.4 12,231,150 52.3
England 959 11.7 276,956 11.2 1,403,096 6.0
Italy 396 4.8 54,428 2.2 470,138 2.0
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 250 3.1 37,616 1.5 177,536 0.8
New Zealand 244 3.0 97,382 3.9 617,331 2.6

In Fremantle, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 41.7%, England 11.7%, Italy 4.8%, United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 3.1% and New Zealand 3.0%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 3,558 43.4 1,140,417 46.1 12,643,365 54.0
England 979 12.0 265,520 10.7 1,302,147 5.6
Italy 360 4.4 44,178 1.8 395,775 1.7
New Zealand 248 3.0 94,116 3.8 608,329 2.6
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 214 2.6 34,261 1.4 155,231 0.7

In Fremantle, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 43.4%, England 12.0%, Italy 4.4%, New Zealand 3.0% and United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 2.6%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 3,706 45.1 804,268 32.5 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 1,633 19.9 530,361 21.4 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 1,187 14.5 255,987 10.3 2,238,735 9.6
Anglican 774 9.4 354,790 14.3 3,101,185 13.3
Buddhism 158 1.9 52,830 2.1 563,674 2.4

The most common responses for religion in Fremantle were No Religion, so described 45.1%, Catholic 19.9%, Not stated 14.5%, Anglican 9.4% and Buddhism 1.9%. In Fremantle, No Religion, so described was the largest religious group reported overall (52.7%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Italian 332 4.1 29,401 1.2 271,597 1.2
French 96 1.2 9,597 0.4 70,873 0.3
Spanish 69 0.8 10,415 0.4 140,817 0.6
German 62 0.8 9,320 0.4 79,353 0.3
Mandarin 49 0.6 47,840 1.9 596,711 2.5
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English only spoken at home 6,168 75.3 1,861,041 75.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 648 16.7 181,998 19.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Fremantle 75.3% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 4.1%, French 1.2%, Spanish 0.8%, German 0.8% and Mandarin 0.6%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 2,430 55.3 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,410 32.1 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 222 5.0 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 335 7.6 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 4,397 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Fremantle. Of these 55.3% were employed full time, 32.1% were employed part-time and 7.6% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 583 14.4 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 401 9.9 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 422 10.4 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 585 14.4 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,845 45.5 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Fremantle, 14.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Professionals 1,565 38.5 237,230 20.5 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 558 13.7 139,350 12.0 1,390,047 13.0
Community and Personal Service Workers 431 10.6 122,889 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Technicians and Trades Workers 410 10.1 187,396 16.2 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 396 9.7 150,408 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Sales Workers 270 6.6 102,337 8.8 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 235 5.8 112,599 9.7 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 142 3.5 86,392 7.5 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Fremantle included Professionals 38.5%, Managers 13.7%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.6%, Technicians and Trades Workers 10.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 9.7%, Sales Workers 6.6%, Labourers 5.8% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 3.5%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 235 6.0 41,706 3.6 411,808 3.9
Higher Education 187 4.8 14,284 1.2 155,985 1.5
Cafes and Restaurants 170 4.4 26,557 2.3 253,385 2.4
Primary Education 87 2.2 29,683 2.6 231,198 2.2
Secondary Education 86 2.2 20,488 1.8 177,487 1.7

Of the employed people in Fremantle, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 6.0%, Higher Education 4.8%, Cafes and Restaurants 4.4%, Primary Education 2.2% and Secondary Education 2.2%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 817 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 2,252 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,548 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Fremantle was $817.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 2,043 50.4 733,030 63.3 6,574,571 61.5
Walked only 328 8.1 31,914 2.8 370,427 3.5
Worked at home 266 6.6 49,354 4.3 503,582 4.7
Train 241 5.9 25,863 2.2 488,012 4.6
Bus 169 4.2 44,742 3.9 323,201 3.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 604 14.9 106,764 9.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 2,242 55.2 815,077 70.4 7,305,271 68.4

In Fremantle, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 50.4%, Walked only 8.1%, Worked at home 6.6%, Train 5.9% and Bus 4.2%. On the day, 14.9% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 55.2% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,033 68.5 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,442 19.6 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 754 10.3 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,564 21.3 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Fremantle, of people aged 15 years and over, 68.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.6% provided care for children and 10.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 1,857 25.3 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,069 28.2 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 719 9.8 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 389 5.3 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Fremantle, 28.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 961 50.8 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 601 31.8 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 286 15.1 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 42 2.2 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Fremantle, 31.8% were couple families with children, 50.8% were couple families without children and 15.1% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 18.4 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.6 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Fremantle, 18.4% of single parents were male and 81.6% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 374 24.0 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 88 5.6 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 329 21.1 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 202 12.9 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 96 6.1 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 245 15.7 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 81 5.2 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 146 9.4 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Fremantle, of couple families with children, 24.0% had both partners employed full-time, 5.6% had both employed part-time and 21.1% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 3,378 82.9 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 697 17.1 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Fremantle, 82.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 17.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,415 41.9 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,232 36.5 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 697 20.6 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 10 0.3 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Fremantle, 41.9% were separate houses, 36.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 20.6% were flats or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 25 0.7 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 429 12.7 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,194 35.3 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,214 35.9 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 432 12.8 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 90 2.7 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Fremantle, of occupied private dwellings 12.7% had 1 bedroom, 35.3% had 2 bedrooms and 35.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2.1 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 922 27.3 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 908 26.9 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,428 42.3 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 20 0.6 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 97 2.9 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Fremantle, 27.3% were owned outright, 26.9% were owned with a mortgage and 42.3% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 1,872 55.4 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,266 37.5 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 242 7.2 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Fremantle, of all households, 55.4% were family households, 37.5% were single person households and 7.2% were group households.

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Household income Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 24.9 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 22.4 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Fremantle, 24.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 22.4% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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Mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 360 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.5 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 14.5 -- 9.7 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.4 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.6 -- 8.6 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None 414 12.2 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,515 44.8 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,009 29.9 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 316 9.3 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 126 3.7 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Fremantle, 44.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 446 13.2 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,835 84.0 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 94 2.8 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Fremantle, 84.0% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 73 54.5 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 61 45.5 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 31 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Fremantle, 54.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 45.5% were female. The median age was 31 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,125 -- 1,210 -- 1,203 --

In Fremantle, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Fremantle % Fremantle Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 148 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,700 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Fremantle, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $148 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,700.

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Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.